|Overall record: 8-3 - Conference: 3-3|
All times Eastern (* Conference; • In-region)
|9/11||vs. Washington and Lee||W, 23-8|
|9/18||at St. Lawrence •||W, 16-9|
|9/25||at Springfield * •||L, 38-20|
|10/2||vs. Norwich * •||W, 35-14|
|10/9||at Hartwick * •||W, 24-0|
|10/16||at Utica * •||W, 31-20|
|10/23||vs. Case Western Reserve||W, 35-3|
|10/30||at Grove City •||W, 16-0|
|11/6||vs. Ithaca * •||L, 24-0|
|11/13||vs. St. John Fisher * •||L, 30-20|
|11/20||vs. Norwich||W, 36-17|
December 3, 2016 Saxons’ season ends in NCAA quarterfinal loss to Mount Union The Alfred University football team saw its historic season come to an end on Yunevich Stadium Saturday afternoon, as the visiting Mount Union Purple Raiders handed the Saxons their first loss of the year, a 70-45 setback in an NCAA quarterfinal matchup.
November 29, 2016 Making the plays when it counts Alfred's defense has not been the most impressive unit this postseason, but the Saxons have found ways each week to make game-saving plays and keep their season alive. Adam Turer has more in a Road to Salem feature.
November 28, 2016 Season on the line A four-year starting quarterback brings a lot of experience into his senior season. And even more so when the playoffs roll around. So if that person sees a hole, he might just do something unexpected. That's in the D3football.com Play of the Week.
November 26, 2016 Mount survives; JCU advances; Wheaton eliminates archrival The Purple Raiders returned to the quarterfinals by pitching a second-half shutout, while the Blue Streaks moved on in two overtimes and the Cru rolled in the rematch. More from the playoff's second round.
November 26, 2016 Saxons hold on to beat WNE in NCAA second-round thriller The Alfred University football team, clinging to a six-point lead with under a minute left in the Saxons’ second-round NCAA matchup against Western New England, withstood a late drive by the visiting Golden Bears, forcing a turnover deep in AU territory and walking away with a hard-fought 30-24 win Saturday afternoon at Yunevich Stadium.
November 23, 2016 Living to play another week For teams that needed until the final play to wrap up Saturday's first-round games, what comes next is putting the drama behind them and getting ready for the second round. More in a Road to Salem feature by Adam Turer.